Cannabis / Marijuana in the Workplace

This Cannabis/Marijuana in the Workplace Awareness course is designed to educate employees on the implications of legalized marijuana, its use, worker rights, and how marijuana use can affect the workplace and workplace safety.

While the controversies around marijuana use remain, what doesn’t is any uncertainty about it’s legalization in Canada. Coming into force in 2018, the changing legislation that legalizes the recreational use of Marijuana will shed new light on impairment in the workplace. Because impairment presents such an overarching danger in the workplace, it’s important to know how to combat and control it effectively, especially when new impairing drugs become legal for recreational use.

Packed with industry insight, best practices, and an array of applicable information, this SafetyVantage awareness course is a robust educational primer for understanding marijuana and the concerns it brings to the workplace.

Course topics include:

Introduction to recreational marijuana and the workplace
Understanding marijuana impairment
Controlling impairment hazards
Workplace rights, roles, and responsibilities
Impairment testing

To successfully complete the course, learners have 3 attempts to achieve 80% or higher on the exam. Upon completion the learner receives a Certificate of Achievement that is valid for 3 years from the date of completion.

Online duration subject to student capabilities.

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